Zambia reports 29 COVID-19 cases as one more confirmed

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Zambia on Sunday recorded one new COVID-19 case, bringing the total number of cases to 29.

The new case is part of the matrix of people who traveled to Pakistan recently.

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya said the Ministry of Health conducted 50 tests from suspected cases in the last 24 hours where the new Lusaka-based man tested positive.

Meanwhile, one of the patients who is among the quarantined patients has become extremely ill.

The Zambian minister said the patient has an underlying respiratory disorder and had recently traveled to Pakistan and South Africa.

He noted that the pandemic was vicious and requires concreted efforts from all stakeholders.

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